Finance Associates Job Description Salary: Competitive Latham & Watkins’ Finance department works with clients all over the world for strategic, focussed and efficient representation of their most significant finance transactions. Latham & Watkins’ London office is looking to recruit associates to join its leading Finance department. The roles will involve representing a wide range of financial institutions, private equity sponsors and major corporations in leveraged finance and cross border acquisitions. The successful applicants will (a) have an excellent academic record, having gained a 2.1 or above undergraduate degree (or equivalent); (b) be admitted or will have successfully completed all exams and training required in order to become qualified lawyers; and (c) have acquired experience at a comparable leading law firm in finance matters, specifically in at least three of the following: · Banking transactions · Acquisition/leveraged finance transactions · Security documents · Resolutions · Legal Opinions · Conditions Precedent checklists · Commitment papers · Facility agreements · Term Sheets · Due diligence · Non-disclosure agreements · Credit facilities · International transactions · Drafting relevant documents (e.g. letters and memorandums) Candidates who have gained some experience in restructuring, structured finance or real estate finance will be preferred. Candidates may be given an opportunity to work in other areas of the Finance department, in addition to leveraged finance. Candidates invited to interview must be able to confidently demonstrate their understanding and knowledge of the experience detailed on their application. Candidates must also be personable, display strong communication skills and be able to demonstrate strong ambition and a keen interest and enthusiasm for the role. Please apply with a CV and covering letter by 8 March, 2018.